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NAVTEX Marine Forecast for Mid-Atlantic states waters
NWS Ocean Prediction Center Washington DC
1215 PM EDT Tue Sep 26 2017

Conditions given represent the highest within that period.

...Please refer to Coastal Waters Forecasts (CWF) available
through NOAA Weather Radio and other means for detailed
coastal waters forecasts...

.SYNOPSIS...Hurricane Maria was centered near 33.6N 73.1W at
11 AM EDT this morning, and was moving N or 360 degrees at 06 kt.
Maria is expected to move to near 35.1N 73.0W as a tropical storm
at 8 AM Wed, 36.1N 70.9W at 8 AM Thu, and then reach 37.6N 63.6W
east of the waters at 8 AM Fri and then move well east of the
waters by 8 AM Sat. Also, S to SE swell from Hurricane Maria will
impact the area today into Fri night. Please refer to the latest
National Hurricane Center advisory for Hurricane Maria.
Otherwise, a cold front will move over the NW portion Thu into
Thu night, reach the central waters early Fri, and move over the
S waters late Fri before passing SE of the area Fri night. Weak
low pres will pass across the N and central waters Fri night and
Sat. Another high pres ridge will build just N of the waters Sat
and Sat night.

Sandy Hook to 37.5N

...TROPICAL STORM WARNING...

.TODAY...E to NE winds 20 to 30 kt, becoming E 25 to 35 kt. Seas
15 to 22 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...E winds 35 to 45 kt. Seas 17 to 26 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED...E winds 40 to 50 kt. Seas 21 to 33 ft. Scattered showers
and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.WED NIGHT...E to NE winds 45 to 55 kt. Seas 23 to 34 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs with VSBY 1 nm or less.
.THU...N winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 14 to 29 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N to NW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 6 to 11 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 8 ft.

37.5N to Cape Hatteras

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E winds 50 to 65 kt, becoming 50 to 60 kt. Seas 26 to
36 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...N to NE winds 50 to 60 kt. Seas 23 to 33 ft. Showers
and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...N to NW winds 45 to 60 kt. Seas 26 to 35 ft. Showers and
isolated TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...N to NW winds 45 to 55 kt. Seas 24 to 34 ft.
Showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...NW winds 40 to 55 kt. Seas 16 to 31 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N winds 20 to 30 kt. Seas 10 to 17 ft.
.FRI...N winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 6 to 10 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...N winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.

Cape Hatteras to Murrells Inlet

...HURRICANE WARNING...

.TODAY...E to SE winds 55 to 65 kt, becoming N to NW 50 to
60 kt. Seas 25 to 37 ft. Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.TONIGHT...W to NW winds 50 to 60 kt. Seas 19 to 30 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED...W to NW winds 45 to 60 kt. Seas 16 to 26 ft. Scattered
showers and isolated TSTMs.
.WED NIGHT...W to NW winds 35 to 50 kt. Seas 14 to 21 ft.
Scattered showers and isolated TSTMs.
.THU...NW winds 25 to 35 kt. Seas 12 to 18 ft.
.THU NIGHT...N to NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 8 to 14 ft.
.FRI...N to NE winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...E to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 4 to 7 ft.
.SAT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 4 to 6 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...NE winds 15 to 25 kt. Seas 5 to 9 ft.